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. we have four runways in sfo. we reopened two of the four runways and we are operating limited a arrivals and departners in sfo. we recommend passengers to check with their airline for the status of their flight before coming out to the airport today. thank you for coming, our next briefing it will be at sen time time 30 in the next location. >> good news there, and of the passengers that were deemed to be unaccounted for. at this point it appears they are all accounted for with the exception of one. and there were 307 people on board of this flight. and 291 passengers and 16 crew. at this point, 306 have been accounted for and two fatalities. and we will bring back port golds who is the director of the national safety board. peter, in term was what happened and caused the flight to go down, there is little information available about that? >> and that is the way it is going to be for a while because until we get the data recorders and until we get a look at how the aircraft and the flight crew were performing, you will not know. the attention should be focused on what an extra
you all for coming. it's certainly been a challenging and difficult day at sfo today. i want to start by kind of reconfirming some of the facts and we'll provide some updated information on passenger numbers for you. so again, this morning at 11:27 a.m., we had an incident involving asiana flight 214. this is a flight that originated in shanghai and continued on through seoul airport on its way to san francisco. it's a boeing 777 aircraft, and our manifest counts the number of individuals on board the aircraft, 291 passengers and 16 crew for a total of 307 on board the aircraft. as i mentioned, we do have some updated information on the status of those passengers and crew, and for that i'm going to turn it over to assistant deputy chief dale karnes. dale? >> good evening. of the 307 souls on board, we had 181 total that were transported to local hospitals. of that 181, 49 were serious and were in the initial victims transported from the scene. an additional 132 were transported later on into the incident after being triaged as they were the more minor to moderate casualties. we've als
going at sfo even with three of the four runways open. there is still no word on when the four the runway 28 left will re-open because the charred wreckage is still out there. it remains the focus of a major federal investigation. >> gregg: literally, shoulder by shoulder sweeping across the runway, picking up and looking through the evidence there. it will be a long-term before they open up 28l. claudia, thank you from sfo. we are getting a riveting account from one of the passengers on board the asiana plane showing how everyone helped one another. >> it was slow-motion. we could not believe it was happening. you did not know if you would be dead at the end of this or not. the plane stops. the person to my left was injure ed and was unconscious. i unbuckled myself. i was hurting but not too open. i opened the door. the door we managed to get up. this were no slides. i could see the debris but looking further, i told people, we okay, come down, come down. >> gregg: no slides. he said there was no warning by the pilot or crew before the plane stopped at the end of the runway. >
and the surviving passengers and any surveillance video that may have captured from the sfo cameras that are everywhere here, i can tell you that. rick. >> there are a lot of surviving passengers for them to talk to. claudia on the ground for us, thank you so much. >> and we go to one of the eyewitnesss that we were talking about. he is joining us from san francisco, tony, what can you tell us as far as your viewpoint and what you saw when the plane came in? >> sure, good evening guys. i was watching aircraft taking off and landing all morning at the san francisco international. i am, you know, here visiting san francisco on business and pleasure and have been here for approximately four days and you know, was trying to time my morning this morning to see a 380 land, i'm an aviation enthusiast and i have never seen it land i wanted to get an opportunity to see that. i was looking out the balcony from the embassy suites and as i do, i see the asiana flight coming in. it looked like a normal orientation for a 777, there was no wobbling, it just seemed to be coming in at a little bit o
video that may have captured from the sfo cameras that are everywhere here, i can tell you that. rick. >> there are a lot of surviving passengers for them to talk to. claudia on the ground for us, thank you so much. >> and we go to one of the eyewitnesss that we were talking about. he is joining us from san francisco, tony, what can you tell us as far as your viewpoint and what you saw when the plane came in? >> sure, good evening guys. i was watching aircraft taking off and landing all morning at the san francisco international. i am, you know, here visiting san francisco on business and pleasure and have been here for approximately four days and you know, was trying to time my morning this morning to see a 380 land, i'm an aviation enthusiast and i have never seen it land i wanted to get an opportunity to see that. i was looking out the balcony from the embassy suites and as i do, i see the asiana flight coming in. it looked like a normal orientation for a 777, there was no wobbling, it just seemed to be coming in at a little bit of a higher angle the closer that it approached the r
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